On Apr 9, 2005, at 2:29 PM, Lothar Scholz wrote:

> Hello Peter,
>
> PS> Why is it that you'd want real threads?  What can real threads do 
> that
> PS> Ruby VM threads can't do?  The answer is synchronous calls out to 
> OS
> PS> services.  (As well as utilizing multiple processors, but that's
> PS> another issue.)
>
> I find multiple real OS threads so important that lack of this feature
> puts a Visual Works port out of my interest.

Well, we sure will miss you and your impotent insights!

--Peter

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